There are 6 ways to get from Rochester to Alfred by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus via Olean, NY  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY

$65 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus via Binghamton, Ny  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton to Alfred, NY Binghamton-Jamestown / ...

$48 - $85

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Salamanca
  3. Take the bus from Salamanca to Alfred, NY

$51 - $92

Train, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY

$65 - $140

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Amtrak Stop-LATS to South & opp Livingston Health Ctr Rochester & UR / ...
  2. Take a taxi from South & opp Livingston Health Ctr to Alfred

$191 - $231

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Alfred 76.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Alfred is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Alfred is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Alfred is 63 miles. The road distance is 76.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Rochester to Alfred, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Alfred. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Alfred, NY via Binghamton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Alfred without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 47 min and costs $65 - $140.

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Rochester to Alfred bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York station.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Alfred.
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  • Distance: 63.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Alfred, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Alfred via Binghamton, Ny and Binghamton in around 7 h 20 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Salamanca to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
RTS
Phone
+1 585-288-1700
Website
myrts.com
Bus from Amtrak Stop-LATS to South & opp Livingston Health Ctr
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrts.com
Other operators
Taxi from South & opp Livingston Health Ctr to Alfred
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$190 - $230

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